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Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction at KU

The doctorate in curriculum and instruction at the University of Kansas School of Education emphasizes basic research and is intended for students who seek a focus on educational research and scholarship. Areas of specialization are: reading education, mathematics education, language arts education, science education, multicultural education, elementary education, middle evel ducation, secondary education, general curriculum and instruction, English for speakers of other languages (ESOL), social studies education, foreign language education, and economics education.

Doctoral work includes at least 36 credit hours in the major, additional hours in basic and applied research skills, and a dissertation involving original research in the student's specialization.

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